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Lot 161
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Scandinavia, The Noon at Midnight Collection, 1850-1986. On Vintage reproduction pages (Denmark and Iceland on Scott Specialty pages through 1986) in blue International binder through 1955, both used and mint (some never hinged but most o.g.) with a few issues parallel mint and used; with perforation varieties, shades and nice postal cancels; from 1930s-or-so virtually complete with long runs of complete sets; some highlights: fabulous Danish West Indies, including (used): #2, 6a, 7b, 7c, 8b, 10, 10b, 10c, 11, 16, 28a, etc. (mint o.g.): #5, 49-50, 51-58; Denmark (used): #2-4, 11-15, 14b, 16-20, 25-34, 79-81, 82, 135, 142-154, C3, C5, C6-10; #1¢-2 mint o.g.; #C4 mint never hinged, plus strong Postage Dues, Newspapers, Parcel Posts and Officials; Finland many classics from #2 on in usual mixed condition, but higher quality examples include (used): #7, 9, 22-24, 23a, 29-30, many perforation and shade varieties, etc.; Semi-Postals virtually complete; Greenland (mint o.g. unless noted): #10-18, 19-27, Q6-Q8, Q4 used; very extensive Iceland (90% complete), such as (used): 5, 12, 137-138, 148, 149, 150 (mint o.g.): #3, 7, C1-C2, C3, C4-C8, C15-C20, and major Officials, such as #O9-O11 mint; beautiful Norway, including (Used): #1 (x2), 3-5, 9-12, 18-21, 64-66, 67-69, and (mint o.g.) #32-34; 20th century is just about complete, with Semi-Postals apparently complete mint; Sweden begins with classics in fairly mixed condition but 20th century is largely complete, and we note (used): #197-208, 213-226, generally Fine to Very Fine, plumped up with thousands of different nice stamps from this traditionally popular area.
Scott $30,000 ++ Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $2,800.
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Lot 162
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Scandinavia, Collection, 1851-1987. In three Scott Specialty albums, mostly used, with sections of duplicates for nearly every section (except no duplication of modern issues), with many better classic issues, including some of the difficult perf varieties that are often seen on some of these classic Scandinavian countries, contains many key and higher values that are often missing from most collections, better items consist of Danish West Indies: 11, 31-39, Denmark: 2 (2), 3, 8, 11-14, 19-20, good numerals, 65-69, 82, 135, 136-37, 145-54 with heavy duplication, 164-75, 181-91, C1, C3, Finland: great selection of serpentine roulette coat of arms issues, good 1875-89 coat of arms issues, 56, 75, 83-110, good semi postals to 1955, Greenland: 10-18, 19-27, Thule set, Iceland: many early numeral issues, 34-44B, 66-68, 71-85, 86-91, 92-98, 99-107, Christian X set, 152-66, 213-16 (2 mint sets), 232-35 mint, B5 (2), C2-3, C4-8 mint, C11 mint, O53-62, O67, Norway: 9, 11, 15, many posthorns, 340-42, B1-3, J7-12, a page of interesting revenue and locals, Sweden: 4, 6-11, 14, highly complete numerals, 197-212 mint, 213-28 mint, B11, B12-20, J1-11, J12-22, O12-25 and mostly complete 1910 officials, as with most used classics, expect some faults, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, high value, adding up to substantial Scott value.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 163
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Scandinavia, Small Accumulation of Auction Lots, 1849-1930's. 58 auction lot pages or glassines and dealer counter cards, with mint: Denmark: 192-97, 249c, 252-56, C1-5 (2 sets), Finland: 46-55, Norway: 104-10, Sweden: 7, B21, and used: Denmark: 1, 6, 11-15 (2 sets), 14, 15, 27, 145-54, O16-24, P1-10 (2 sets), P11-20, Finland: 2, 5, 7, 8, 10 (3), 17-24, 25-30, 44-45, 54 block of four, 56, 69, 118, B2-4, Norway: 1 (2), 2, 3, 6-10, 10 (2), 11 (3), 12 (3), 13 (2), 14 (6), 15 (8), 22-34, 32-34, Sweden: 2 (2), 6-12, 12, 13-14 (2 shades of each), 17-27, 44 and LX1, a few possible faults, but most stamps appear to be in better condition as the sellers obviously thought enough to run the stamps as single lots, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 164
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Scandinavia: Denmark, Imperf Royal Emblems Collection, 1851-63. On homemade pages of various imperforate Royal Emblems in order by issue, identified by Facit numbers, with over 130 stamps, in singles, multiples and covers, with a diverse selection of shades and numeral cancels, most identified by city, with write ups about each issue (in Danish), usual mixed condition you would expect with stamps of this early age, a great lot for the specialist with a diverse selection of issues to fill in cancels for the used specialist or as a base to build upon your existing Denmark collection, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $750.
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Lot 165
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Scandinavia: Iceland, Marvelous Mint Collection, 1873-2009. A stupendous mint collection mounted in a Lighthouse hingeless album with #1 (NG), 2-3 5, 7, 9, 10, 12-15, 17-21, 30, 34-44B, 71-85, 49, 92-98, 99-107, 108-128, 140-143, 144-148, 152-166, 170-175, 176-187, 232-235, 246-252, 273, C1-C2, C4-C8, C9-C11, C12-C14, O1-O3, O4-O6, O7-O9, O53-O67, a classic collection with excellent catalog value, inspection urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $29,500 (Owner's) Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $4,500.
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Lot 166
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Scandinavia: Iceland, Useful Used Collection, 1873-2013. An old time used collection housed in a Lighthouse hingeless album and a binder, includes 1-5, 9, 11, 13-14, 17-20, 23, 34-44B, 71-85, 86-91, 152-166, 213-216, C1-C2, C4-C8, C9-C11, fresh and attractive, great material, check her out, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
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